JK to get 18 new industrial estates
Slathia lays foundation of IE Malwan
GK NEWS NETWORK
Malwan (Kulgam) June 14: In what would help generate employment avenues in far flung areas, Minister for Industries and Commerce S S Slathia today said 18 new industrial estates would be set in the state, nine each in Kashmir and Jammu divisions.
The estates in the Valley shall come up at Nudbagh-Khonmoh, Mehmood Abad Dooru, Waripora Tangmarg, Takia RazakShah Tral, Kunanposhpora Kupwara, Barpora Shopian, Government Match-Factory Baramulla and Danibal Ganderbal in Kashmir.
The Minister was addressing a public gathering after laying foundation stone of an industrial estate at Malwan-Noorabad, a remote area in district Kulgam today
The Industrial Estate, initially estimated to cost Rs 2 crore, will be spreading over an area of 60 kanals with a capacity to house 100 industrial units, an official statement said.
The focus will be to develop the estate for promotion of food processing industries as the area is apple rich and produces walnuts, cherry etc in abundance. The SICOP will be the implementing agency.
Slathia said the estate will generate economic activities in the remote area and enjoined upon the youth to venture in the industrial sector in a big way.
He said the state has one of the best industrial policies in the country offering attractive packages and incentives to the entrepreneurs.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister for Social Welfare Ms Sakina Itoo highlighted the achievements of the present government and said that “such a massive development in the state has never been witnessed during last 40 years that has come up during the last 3 and a half years of the present government.”
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